Innovations in Modern Music

Innovations in Modern Music is an album by pianist and bandleader Stan Kenton with his "Innovations" Orchestra featuring performances recorded in 1950 and originally released on the Capitol label.[1][2][3]

Innovations in Modern Music
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Studio album by
Stan Kenton and His Orchestra
Released1950
RecordedFebruary 3 & 4, 1950
StudioCapitol Recording Studios, Melrose Avenue, Hollywood, CA
GenreJazz
LabelCapitol P 189
ProducerJim Conkling
Stan Kenton chronology
A Presentation of Progressive Jazz
(1947)
Innovations in Modern Music
(1950)
Stan Kenton Presents
(1950)

ReceptionEdit

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic     [4]

The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow observed "The music is often quite fascinating and very advanced".[4]

Track listingEdit

  1. "Trajectories" (Franklyn Marks) - 3:34
  2. "Theme for Sunday" (Stan Kenton) - 5:04
  3. "Conflict" (Pete Rugolo) - 4:27
  4. "Incident in Jazz" (Robert Graettinger) - 3:31
  5. "The Lonesome Road" (Nathaniel Shilkret, Gene Austin) - 4:30
  6. "Mirage" (Rugolo) - 4:59
  7. "Solitaire" (Bill Russo) - 4:17
  8. "Cuban Episode" (Chico O'Farrill) - 4:46
  • Recorded at Capitol Recording Studios in Hollywood, CA on February 3, 1950 (tracks 2, 3, 6 & 7) and February 4, 1950 (tracks 1, 4, 5 & 8)

PersonnelEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Vosbein, P. Stan Kenton Discography accessed April 11, 2016
  2. ^ Watts, R., Edwards, D., Eyries, P. and Callahan, M. Capitol Album Discography, Part 2: 10" Albums: 150 to 299 accessed April 11, 2016
  3. ^ Maynard Ferguson Discography accessed April 11, 2016
  4. ^ a b Yanow, Scott. Innovations in Modern Music – Review at AllMusic. Retrieved April 11, 2016.